Laguna Beach Office – Experienced Landscape Architect – Designer / Urban Designer

SWA Group, a leader in Landscape Architecture, Planning, and Urban Design, has a full-time immediate opening for a knowledgeable designer to join the firm’s dynamic Laguna Beach studio. Applicant shall have a minimum 3 years’ professional experience.


  1. Degree in Landscape Architecture.
  2. Strong design skills and attention to detail.
  3. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, SketchUp, Lumion, Rhino, Revit and other advanced rendering platforms.
  4. Strong communication skills.
  5. Effective time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects at a time, meet strict deadlines, with problem solving skills.
  6. General familiarity with the practices of an international design firm.

Successful candidates should be well rounded and have experience with design, project management, design development, and construction documents. This person will work in a project team environment during all phases of design, from conceptual design through construction observation. Candidates should be innovative, have strong ideas, a responsible work ethic and be proficient in hand and digital graphics. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with peers, clients and sub-consultants in a responsible and professional manner.

**Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without Visa sponsorship.

SWA is a 100% employee-owned, design-first group practice. Our work is recognized for its visionary aesthetics, exceptional functionality, keen understanding of design, and strong emphasis on environmental sustainability. We offer global project opportunities while providing supportive, creative studio environments for our people. Because we are a participatory group practice, there are many opportunities for professional growth and enrichment. Our compensation and benefit programs are among the top in the industry.

SWA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume with letter of interest and portfolio to:

Dawn Perkins, Business Manager at – No phone calls please.

Contact Person

Dawn Perkins